Chicken alla Diavola Indoors

Published July 1, 2003.

Why this recipe works:

To perfect our chicken alla diavola recipe, we needed ingredients for a well-rounded but not overly spicy diavola flavor. We started by brining the chicken to keep it juicy, adding crushed garlic and bay leaves to the brine for flavor. A combination of black and red pepper flakes, gently… read more

To perfect our chicken alla diavola recipe, we needed ingredients for a well-rounded but not overly spicy diavola flavor. We started by brining the chicken to keep it juicy, adding crushed garlic and bay leaves to the brine for flavor. A combination of black and red pepper flakes, gently heated in oil to release their flavors, gave our chicken alla diavola the heat it required.

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Serves 3 to 4

Instead of two bricks and a rimmed baking sheet, you can use a heavy cast-iron skillet loaded with several cans or a large stockpot partially filled with water. Be careful when removing the pan from the oven, as the handle(s) will be hot.

Ingredients

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